Skip to main content


See the latest news and press releases from British Marine and from around the industry:

British Marine to host Covid-19 webinar series starting this Thursday

06 Apr 2020

Member news

British Marine will be hosting a series of webinars, starting this Thursday 9th April with Covid-19: Industry Briefing and Q&A. This week's session will be focused on furloughing and the impact that it may have on your business, with a general COVID-19 Q&A session taking place afterwards.

LGA confirms marinas, hire and passenger boats should be eligible for COVID19 business grants.

02 Apr 2020

British Marine has been working closely with Tourism Alliance to ensure that its members in the marine sector can qualify for the business grants announced by the Government.

Brexit Webinar British Marine

Preparing for Brexit webinar

01 Apr 2020

Preparing for Brexit webinar - available to watch now


Inquiry into the impact of Coronavirus on UK businesses and workers

01 Apr 2020

Last month the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee launched an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses and workers.


ICOMIA releases its latest quarterly reports

01 Apr 2020

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released its latest quarterly report on EU regulations affecting the marine industry at a global level.

Calling marine sector volunteers for the Maritime Skills Commission

31 Mar 2020

Maritime UK and the Department for Transport are working together to set up a Maritime Skills Commission (MSC), chaired by Professor Graham Baldwin, Vice Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire.


ICOMIA releases Small Craft Standards Bulletin

27 Mar 2020

The new ICOMIA Small Craft Standards Bulletin has been released.

European Union / GB Flag

European Union issues notice to stakeholders regarding the withdrawal of the UK and EU product rules

27 Mar 2020

The European Union has released a new notice to stakeholders detailing the changes that will occur to all industrial products (this includes recreational craft, PPE, engine emissions and component parts) placed on the EU market at the end of the transition period.

Canal and river trust logo

Urgent support requested for waterway businesses following Covid-19 impact

26 Mar 2020

British Marine, alongside the Canal and River Trust and the Broads Authority, has this week sent a joint letter to the Secretary of State, DEFRA, requesting urgent support for waterway businesses.

flag image

New MCA update for ship registration services amid COVID-19 pandemic

26 Mar 2020

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has published a UK Ship Register (UKSR) update in light of the COVID-19 outbreak